Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf delivered the annual speech honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela. In her… read more

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf delivered the annual speech honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela. In her speech titled “Behold the New Africa,” she cited economic growth and political changes that showed the continent was overcoming dictatorship and poverty. Continued reform was dependent on Africans fighting corruption and mismanagement. President Johnson-Sirleaf also spoke about the need for a solution to the leadership crisis in Zimbabwe. close

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Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

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Program ID:
206297-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 25, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jul 18, 2008 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 19, 2008 | 7:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2008 | 12:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 25, 2008 | 2:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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